turtling

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or method of catching turtles; the business of a turtler.
  • from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

    • n. Any slow progression or build-up.
    • n. in gaming, a defensive strategy of avoiding conflict, usually in a fixed position.

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Note

'Turtle' may be an alteration of 'tortoise,' which may come from the Late Latin 'tartaruchus,' of the underworld.

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